Two women have been arrested after assaulting a guest at a bar in the Kuta area with a beer bottle, causing the victim to suffer serious injury.
The suspects have been identified as 27-year-old Andi Lelati Ashari Jusuf from Jakarta and 33-year-old Irene Prisiliasapulete from Ambon. They were arrested from their boarding house by the police officers in Bali on June 28th 2021. The Head of the Kuta Criminal Investigation Bureau, Iptu Made Putra Yudistira explained that an investigation regarding this case began after an officer from the Kuta Police Department received a report from the victim regarding the incident that occurred on June 18th 2021.
“Our investigation began when the victim who was identified as a 32-year-old woman named Yuliana from Lombok filed a report regarding the incident that caused her to suffer from a serious head injury that evening.” Iptu Yudistira said on Monday (5/7). The incident occurred when Yuliana left to go home from Mick Dundee’s bar that is located on Jalan Padma Timur Legian, Kuta. The situation escalated quickly as Yuliana became offended by the suspect after having an argument in front of the bar, becoming angry Yuliana decided to splash a beer at Jusuf. Jusuf immediately assaulted the victim using a bottle of beer and left the scene when by-standers attempted to separate the angry women.
A few moments later, the other suspect named Irene suddenly assaulted Yuliana as well. After a few days of investigation the officers finally arrested both suspects in separate locations. During the interrogation, the suspects admitted that the reason behind the assault was jealousy. “The suspects and victim were actually friends, but apparently both of them love the same expat man.” Iptu Yudistira added. Both suspects have been detained inside the Kuta Police Department as the investigation is still underway.
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Friday 9th of July 2021
Mellow Bali ain’t so mellow anymore.
Thursday 8th of July 2021
It’s not a lady like behavior. Because they are all from Islamic areas, they should know and accept that man can be with more than one women. Therefore there is no reason for dispute or fighting between each other.
Saturday 10th of July 2021
@Wayan Bo, What a male chauvinist statement. Women should know to accept that men can have more than one partner?? Seriously dude...
For example Ambon has a large Christian population followed by Muslims. Nobody knows an Indonesian's faith unless his or her name is closely related to the faith or a particular culture. His or her ID would tell you something of the religious affiliation.
If you want to get down to the nitty gritty...polygamy in Indonesia is not just practiced by a very few Muslims, but also customarily done by non-Muslim minorities, such as the BALINESE and the PAPUANS.
However the practice of polygamy is viewed unfavorably in modern day Indonesian Muslim society. The national law does not recognized it unless it is done in a Muslim religious court.
On a separate note a study has been done that polygamous politicians are more less likely to gain female votes than monogamous politicians.
Doing a research on a topic that is unfamiliar can be a life learning experience just saying...
Friday 9th of July 2021
@Wayan Bo, Right, but only if the man can pay for two women at the same time. That’s likely what the two were fighting over….. his wallet.